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2008 BRFSS Survey Results: Wake County

Health Care Access

Health Insurance Coverage for Those Employed for Wages (Under Age 65)*

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  Total
Respond.^
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 6,355 5,564 83.7 82.0-85.3 791 16.3 14.7-18.0
-Wake County 302 272 84.1 76.5-89.6 30 15.9 10.4-23.5
GENDER
Male 147 130 82.8 71.2-90.4 17 17.2 9.6-28.8
Female 155 142 85.8 75.3-92.3 13 14.2 7.7-24.7
RACE
White 218 209 91.4 81.3-96.3 9 8.6 3.7-18.7
Other 84 63 69.1 54.9-80.4 21 30.9 19.6-45.1
AGE
18-44 146 128 79.9 68.6-87.9 18 20.1 12.1-31.4
45+ 156 144 90.6 82.2-95.3 12 9.4 4.7-17.8
EDUCATION
H.S. or Less 58 42 61.5 44.6-76.0 16 38.5 24.0-55.4
Some College + 244 230 91.2 82.6-95.7 14 8.8 4.3-17.4
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $50,000 85 62 57.9 42.8-71.6 23 42.1 28.4-57.2
$50,000+ 192 189 97.2 85.8-99.5 3 2.8 0.5-14.2

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* Data in this table were derived from health insurance question and only those under age 65 and employed for wages included

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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